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Overview of noun circumstance

The noun circumstance has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (39) circumstance

(a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity)

2. (8) context, circumstance, setting

(the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context")

3. (3) circumstance, condition, consideration

(information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take")

4. circumstance

(formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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